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November 21, 2006, 5:42 AM

The NTSB today concluded that a combination of flight crew and ATC deficiencies led to a controlled flight into terrain accident involving an air ambulance Learjet 35A near San Diego on Oct. 24, 2004. The captain, copilot and three medical crewmembers were killed in the 12:30 a.m. crash.

November 21, 2006, 5:40 AM

Described by some Honeywell engineers as the “son of Primus Epic,” the Phoenix company’s Apex integrated avionics system is undergoing a makeover that aims to make that moniker more appropriate than ever.

November 21, 2006, 5:35 AM

The International Council of AOPA (IAOPA) submitted a petition to the International Civil Aviation Organization to modify language proficiency requirements scheduled to go into effect in two years.

November 21, 2006, 5:28 AM

The FAA postponed until January 1 next year a decision to limit “priority service” for aircraft registration in connection with conducting international flights to allow onl

November 21, 2006, 5:13 AM

With the latest deadline in the contract dispute between the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) fast approaching, it seems increasingly unlikely that Congress will step into the fray.

November 21, 2006, 5:11 AM

Eurocontrol, the Flight Safety Foundation, the European Regions Airline Association and other pilot and ATC organizations are implementing a new action plan to address air-to-ground communications safety issues in Europe.

November 21, 2006, 5:07 AM

The FAA released a draft policy that would offer essentially a streamlined way for manufacturers of Part 23 multi-engine turbine airplanes–including very light jets–to apply for a 10-minute sta

November 21, 2006, 5:00 AM

The final NTSB report on the Dec. 23, 2003 crash of a Learjet 24B near Helendale, Calif., released last week, concluded that the probable cause was loss of control for undetermined reasons.

November 21, 2006, 4:56 AM

With all other serious contenders out of the running, AirCell appears likely to win an FCC auction for a coveted slice of frequency spectrum that will enable the Englewood, Colo. company to provide air-to-ground high-speed Wi-Fi services.

November 21, 2006, 4:43 AM

Oxford Aviation is planning to move its aircraft refurbishment business from Oxford County Regional Airport, Maine, to nearby Sanford Regional Airport, where it will open a 93,000-sq-ft building next spring.

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